University of Southampton

Scientists Have Unlocked The Mystery Of Why Deep Sea Corals Glow In The Dark

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Tech

If you’ve ever had the privilege of seeing glow-in-the-dark coral you’ll know that it’s one of nature’s most beautiful creations. Usually foun...

Will Turnout Weighting Prove To Be The Pollsters' Achilles Heel In GE2017?

Patrick Sturgis | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Politics
Patrick Sturgis

Patterns of turnout across demographic groups will, of course, be key to determining the outcome of the election. But might turnout - and how pollsters deal with it - also be the cause of another polling miss on June the 8th?

The Modern Universe May Have Originated From A Hologram

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Tech

While Silicon Valley execs were debating the likelihood of life being a simulation, a team of international physicists were investigating an even stra...

Pay Of Top University Leaders Now At More Than 12 Times The Average Wage

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Vice chancellors at the UK’s most prestigious universities now earn an average of £342,000 a year - despite the fact that 59% of academics at these...

UK Government's Plan To Tackle Obesity Could Deliver Too Little, Too Late

Professor Mark Hanson | Posted 20.08.2017 | UK Politics
Professor Mark Hanson

The government's plan contains several good components, but I know that many experts in the field, many health care professionals and probably many parents will feel disappointed that it does not go far enough...there is a real danger that the government's plan will deliver too little, too late, and that major opportunities will have been missed.

Cancer Treatment Breakthrough from University of Southampton Researchers

Tom Morgan | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Morgan

University of Southampton researchers have developed a revolutionary new form of treatment, known as Immunotherapy, which uses a person's internal fun...

Why Is the University of Southampton the Best Place to Study?

Shruti Verma | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Shruti Verma

All in all, I love being at the University of Southampton and I never thought I would end up here when I was thinking about coming to university. There's a lot to do, great research and academics and so much support so you never feel alone.

Humanity Might Land A Lettuce On Mars

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Tech

We might not have found a coffin on Mars - but a team of science students have created a plan to land a lettuce on the red planet. And now it has b...

This New Antibody Could Help Fight Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have found a new type of antibody which could help treat cancer by boosting a person's immune system. Antibody IgG2B is more effective a...

'No Homo' - A Response to Dr Carmen Cruz's Guardian Article

Ben Hansen Hicks | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Hansen Hicks

It is fascinating to read about the detailed psychology behind male connections within our modern society and I cannot recommend reading Dr Cruz's article enough - I thought it might be of benefit to the Huffington Post's readers and my fellow university students to get another angle, another viewpoint...

Could This Really Charge Your Mobile Phone?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists have charged a mobile phone using lightning. But before you start climbing trees dressed in tin foil, it was done in carefully controlle...

Oxford's Wealth Discrimination Comes as No Surprise

Amy Ashenden | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Amy Ashenden

It does not come as a surprise that the media has yet again picked up on Oxbridge prioritising wealthy, private school students, although it is refreshing that someone is taking action against the hierarchy.

Specialist Sixth Form Colleges 'Better' For A-Levels

PA | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Specialist sixth-form colleges are more effective than school sixth-forms and general further education colleges at achieving top A-level grades, rese...

Sounds Of Mars And Venus Replicated

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Tech

The sounds of Mars and Venus have been revealed for the first time by scientists. A team from the University of Southampton used physics and mathem...